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Teachers Union President Threatens Legal Action Against Anti-Critical Race Theory Laws

By July 6, 2021July 17th, 2021No Comments

By Jeff Charles – Redstate.com

It appears that the left might be striking back against attempts to prohibit the teaching of certain elements of Critical Race Theory (CRT) in the classroom. After at least three states have passed legislation outlawing the theory’s teaching and more poised to impose similar measures, the hard left is planning to push back using the legal system.

Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, recently declared that the organization would take legal action to shield any educator who “gets in trouble for teaching honest history.”

During a virtual professional development conference for members of the union, Weingarten argued that “culture warriors are labeling any discussion of race, racism or discrimination as [critical race theory] to try to make it toxic.” She also claimed these individuals were “bullying teachers and trying to stop [them] from teaching students accurate history.”

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